Healthier Life: Tips on how to ace your PT test

I have yet to encounter an Airman who did not want to achieve a score of 90 on his or her PT test. However, many...

More than I asked for

I left home for the first time in my 20 years of living on Jan. 10, 2017, to become an Airman. I saw the Air...

Healthier Life: Your brain on exercise

We have libraries of data documenting the benefits of exercise for the body. What about the brain? Quite a bit of research collected over the...

The power of communication

The name of the English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton might not be familiar to many people, but they may know his famous quote, “The pen...

Hanukkah … Kindling of the Menorah

Courtesy photo Hanukkah, a holiday most known for candles, doughnuts and rebellions, is a time when Jews celebrate vanquishing their enemies, rebuilding their temple and,...

Operational security especially important during holidays

Holiday vacation time is upon us, and many of us will be leaving the area. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, sometimes...

Growing as a leader through others

Many consider leadership a trait you’re born with, while some consider it a trait you hone and develop through reflection and feedback. I contend it...

Effective followership: a path for all Airmen

Every leader is a follower, but not every follower is a leader. We do an exceptional job of training leaders, but more often than...

Room at the table

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is coming together around the dinner table and enjoying good food. I will never forget my first Thanksgiving...

Take a mindful approach to your personal happiness

The subject of “mindfulness” is getting a lot of press, which may raise the question, “Where does it fit in my life?” Mindfulness is being...